Famous Black Mixed Martial Artists

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 1 Jon Jones

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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: July 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States

Jon Jones, the American professional mixed martial artist, is widely regarded as one of the greatest mixed martial artists ever. He holds many Ultimate Fighting Championship records in the light heavyweight division. However, he has been also been involved in several controversies and has been arrested for felony, hit-and-run charges and has tested positive for banned substances.

 2 Anderson Silva

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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: April 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil

Brazilian MMA legend Anderson Silva began learning Taekwondo at 12. He holds the record of the longest reign by any UFC title-holder, being the middleweight champion from 2006 to 2013, and also has a record of 16 consecutive wins. He also has black belts in multiple martial art forms.

 3 Daniel Cormier

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: March 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

Daniel Cormier is a retired professional mixed martial artist and amateur wrestler who is a former  King of the Cage Heavyweight Champion. He began wrestling while still in school and attended Colby Community College, where he continued to wrestle. He then turned professional and also ventured into mixed martial arts. He has also made a few media appearances. 

 4 Alistair Overeem

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer
Birthdate: May 17, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hounslow, England

 5 Quinton Jackson

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: June 20, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Quinton Jackson is a mixed martial artist and former professional wrestler turned actor. He is famous for his eccentric personality traits and aggressive style of fighting. He is credited with making MMA a popular sport worldwide. As an actor, he has appeared in a few films, including Miss March and Bad Guys. He is a controversial person. 

 6 Tyron Woodley

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: April 7, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ferguson, Missouri, United States

 7 Bobby Lashley

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Famous As: Professional Wrestler, Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: July 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Junction City, Kansas, United States
Wrestler and MMA legend Bobby Lashley has won titles such as the ECW World Championship, the TNA/Impact World Heavyweight Championship, and the WWE US Championship. He currently plays for Raw under WWE, as part of stable The Hurt Business. He has headlined events such as Bound for Glory.
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 8 Herschel Walker

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Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: March 3, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wrightsville, Georgia, United States

 9 Dillian Whyte

Dillian Whyte
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: April 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Port Antonio, Jamaica

 10 Demetrious Johnson

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: August 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Madisonville, Kentucky, United States

 11 Bob Sapp

Bob Sapp
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: September 22, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

 12 Anthony Johnson

Anthony Johnson
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: March 6, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dublin, Georgia, United States

 13 Rashad Evans

Rashad Evans
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: September 25, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Niagara Falls, New York, United States

 14 Derek Brunson

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: January 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States

 15 Claressa Shields

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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: March 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, United States

Boxer and mixed martial artist, Claressa Shields, reigned as the undisputed female middleweight champion from 2019 to 2020. She has previously held multiple WBA, WBC, and IBF female middleweight titles. She is also the first American boxer to win consecutive Olympic medals. She was named the Female Fighter of the Year by the Boxing Writers Association of America in 2018.

 16 Phil Davis

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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: September 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States

Mr. Wonderful Phil Davis is a popular American MMA fighter who represents Bellator MMA. He has previously been a four-time NCAA D-I All-American at Penn State and also boasts of a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He had also excelled in tennis and cross-country running in his younger days.

 17 Khalil Rountree Jr.

Khalil Rountree Jr.
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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: February 6, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 18 Cheick Kongo

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: May 17, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sevran, France

 19 Alain Ngalani

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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: July 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon

 20 Lorenz Larkin

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: September 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States

 21 Tyrone Spong

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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: September 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paramaribo, Suriname

 22 Melvin Guillard

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: March 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

 23 Abdul Razak Alhassan

Abdul Razak Alhassan
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: August 11, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana

 24 Yves Edwards

Yves Edwards
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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artists
Birthdate: September 30, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas

 25 Derrick Lewis

Derrick Lewis
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: February 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

 26 Marcus Brimage

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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: April 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

 27 Darren Stewart

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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: December 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Poplar, East London, England

 28 Rhadi Ferguson

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Judoka
Birthdate: April 3, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States

 29 Maurice Smith

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: December 13, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

 30 Yorgan De Castro

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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: December 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mindelo, Cape Verde

 31 Fernand Lopez

Fernand Lopez
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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: November 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lekié, Cameroon

 32 Gilbert Yvel

Gilbert Yvel
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: June 30, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

 33 Sokoudjou

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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: April 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cameroon Hom'la, Cameroon

 34 Julius Francis

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Boxer
Birthdate: December 8, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peckham, London, England

 35 Antonio McKee

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Judoka
Birthdate: March 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

 36 David Loiseau

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Taekwondo athlete
Birthdate: December 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 37 Christian M'Pumbu

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: June 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 38 Mike Easton

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Taekwondo athlete
Birthdate: January 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

 39 Yves Jabouin

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: May 30, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

 40 Mark Weir

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Taekwondo athlete
Birthdate: September 19, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gloucester, England

 41 Daniel Roberts

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Famous As: Fighter
Birthdate: August 5, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rockford, Illinois, United States

 42 Rodney Glunder

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Famous As: Kickboxer, Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: January 3, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leiden, Netherlands

 43 Kevin Jackson

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: November 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

 44 Ed Ruth

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Amateur wrestler
Birthdate: October 21, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States

 45 Darrion Caldwell

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: December 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rahway, New Jersey, United States

 46 Alexis Vila

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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: March 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Villa Clara, Cuba

 47 Dewey Cooper

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Famous As: Boxer, Mixed martial artists
Birthdate: November 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 48 Marvin Eastman

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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist, Kickboxer
Birthdate: June 8, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Merced, California, United States

 49 Zane Frazier

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Famous As: Kickboxer, Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: July 16, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 50 Walt Harris

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Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Basketball player
Birthdate: June 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States